The Optical Society (OSA) publishes high-quality, peer-reviewed articles in its portfolio of journals, which serve the full breadth of the optics and photonics community.
Advances in Optics and Photonics (AOP) publishes comprehensive review articles and multimedia tutorials appropriate for students, researchers, faculty, business professionals and engineers. The all-electronic journal's authoritative content covers advances in optics and photonics from fundamental science to engineering applications. AOP is led by Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Guifang Li, who, assisted by the journal's distinguished advisory and associate editors, solicits articles and manages peer review.
Designed to capture the most significant advances in optics and photonics, the journal includes:
- Long review articles and comprehensive tutorials
- Internal navigational links and external reference linking
- Multimedia enhancements, such as animation and video
- Prominent and respected authors at the forefront of their fields
- Distinguished associate editors and dedicated peer review support
- High standards of production quality and reliability
AOP also considers Comments on published review articles.
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Key Journal Metrics
Impact Factor: 14.690 (ranked 2nd out of 97 journals)*
Immediacy Index: 2.500 (ranked 2nd out of 97 journals)*
Article Influence Score: 6.362 (ranked 2nd out of 97 journals)*
5-Year Impact Factor: 21.591 (ranked 2nd out of 97 journals)*
Median Time to Publication: 161 days
*According to Optics category rankings in the 2019 Journal Citation Reports® (Clarivate Analytics, 2020)
†2019 Google Scholar Optics & Photonics Top Publications.
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University of Central Florida, USA
Advisory EditorsThomas M. Baer, Stanford University, USA
Connie J. Chang-Hasnain, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Kishan Dholakia, University of St. Andrews, UK
Alexander L. Gaeta, Columbia University, USA
Naomi J. Halas, Rice University, USA
Yuri Kivshar, Australian National University, Australia
Gérard A. Mourou, École Polytechnique, France and University of Michigan, USA
Masataka Nakazawa, Tohoku University, Japan
Philip St J Russell, Max-Planck-Inst Physik des Lichts, Germany
Andrew M. Weiner, Purdue University, USA
Alan E. Willner, University of Southern California, USA
Associate EditorsDeepa Venkitesh, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India
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